As with any new seat, there is a great deal to learn for any trainee. Currently, I am sat in the firm’s funds and asset management team, where I work on a range of interesting and complex matters. In this role, I support our team with both fund establishment and growth, separately assisting institutional investors with their legal queries regarding fund participation whilst helping our clients navigate the legislative and regulatory landscape.
Having often worked directly with Partners and Senior Associates, I have benefited from the significant responsibility I’ve had on tasks such as drafting legal documentation and researching niche client queries. Although each seat comes with different challenges, the skills I’ve developed throughout my Training Contract help to ensure my familiarity and confidence with my responsibilities.
The supportive and collaborative culture of the firm has been clear to me since my time on the Vacation Scheme. During the scheme, I wanted to find out more about a legal career at the firm, so I reached out to the Partner who had interviewed me.
What was meant to be a brief fifteen-minute conversation turned into a two-and-a-half-hour exchange where we talked about the firm, a career in law and the intricacies of his own work. The generosity he showed me with his time demonstrated that everybody across the firm, regardless of their seniority, is always willing to help if you exhibit an interest and simply ask questions.
Being a history graduate, I was fortunate enough to try a variety of potential career paths. After experiencing banking, music and law, I found that my personal aspirations aligned best with the work and culture of the legal sector. The variety and engaging nature of the work ensure that I continually develop and it means that I genuinely look forward to coming to work every day.
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